25 Best American Beauty Quotes [RANKED]

We have compiled a list of the best American Beauty Quotes for you to read and enjoy. American Beauty sayings are about Angela, Plastic Bag & Carolyn. Famous quotes like so much beauty in the world, my stupid little life is very famous.

You can read all of the things American Beauty is known for in these quotes below:

American Beauty Quotes 2023

Some of the famous quotes include

  1. “Sometimes there’s so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can’t take it, and my heart is just going to cave in.”

  2. “Write what you care about, write what moves you, what intrigues you and you find compelling, write what angers you and makes you sad.”

  3. Angela lies beneath us, embarrassed and vulnerable. This is not the mythically carnal creature of Lester’s fantasies; this is a nervous child.”

American Beauty Stoy

American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film written and directed by Alan Ball and starring Kevin Spacey as Lester Burnham. The story follows Lester’s mid-life crisis as he struggles with his marriage to Carolyn (Annette Bening), his relationship with his teenage daughter Jane (Thora Birch), and his obsession with his best friend Jane’s cheerleader, Angela (Mena Suvari). As a result of his infatuation, Lester quits his day job and rebels against society’s expectations and norms, beginning to exercise, smoke marijuana, and adopt a carefree lifestyle.

Meanwhile, his wife Carolyn is consumed by her real estate business and her affair with a wealthy rival businessman. As the film progresses, viewers are introduced to other characters in Burnham’s suburban neighborhood, including a young boy, Ricky (Wes Bentley), who uses a video camera to document his surroundings.

More American Beauty Quotes

Our suggestions are as follows:

Angela Quotes

  • “I can’t feel anything but gratitude for every single moment of my stupid little life.”

  • “In order to be successful, one must project an image of success at all times.”

Plastic Bag Quotes

  • “For 14 years I’ve been a whore for the advertising industry. The only way I could save myself now is if I start firebombing.”

  • “Look at me, jerking off in the shower… This will be the high point of my day; it’s all downhill from here.”

Ricky Quotes

  • “Janie’s a pretty typical teenager. Angry, insecure, confused. I wish I could tell her that’s all going to pass, but I don’t want to lie to her.”

  • “It’s a great thing when you realize you still have the ability to surprise yourself. Makes you wonder what else you can do that you’ve forgotten about.”

Carolyn Quotes

  • “I’m looking for the least possible amount of responsibility.”

  • Remember those posters that said “Today is the first day of the rest of your life”? Well, that’s true of every day but one – the day you die.

Written by Zisilia Alvsa

Zisilia Alvsa has been a Professional Journalist for 10 years now. Her experience in quotation-based writing and a keen eye for good content makes her perfect for deep selection-based writing. Quotes and sayings are her cup of tea